‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ Introduction Removed from The Haunted Mansion & More: Daily Recap (2/12/24)

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The Haunted Mansion gets an adjusted introduction at Tokyo Disneyland, Patrick Mahomes goes to Disneyland after winning the Super Bowl, and a first look at the menu for Ice Cold Hydraulics at Disney’s Hollywood Studios — all this and more in today’s daily recap for Monday, February 12, 2024. Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom EPCOT … Read more

PHOTOS: Construction Walls and Scaffolding Up Around Disneyland Resort Esplanade Bathrooms Building for Refurbishment

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Scaffolding and construction walls have been erected around the building housing bathrooms and lost and found in the Disneyland Resort esplanade. Disneyland Resort Esplanade Construction The tan construction walls block guests from the steel scaffolding that covers most of the building. Scrim had not been placed over the scaffolding when we visited. This is likely … Read more

PHOTOS: Illusion Art Mural featuring Steamboat Willie Completed for The Villas at Disneyland Hotel

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An illusion art mural has been under construction right outside the esplanade at Disneyland Resort to commemorate The Villas at Disneyland Hotel. After The Villas held their grand opening yesterday, the mural has also been completed. Completed Illusion Art Mural for The Villas at Disneyland Hotel The mural, created by artist Nate Baranowski, depicts a … Read more

Disneyland Resort Replacing Stolen Medallions on Commemorative Bricks in Esplanade

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Good news for the fans and families lucky enough to have commemorative pavers in the Disneyland Resort Esplanade, if your medallion has been stolen in recent years, you might be getting a replacement! Disneyland Resort Esplanade Medallions Being Replaced While many of the bronze medallions across the Esplanade have turned a darker color as they … Read more

PHOTOS: Disneyland Monorail Debuts a New 100th Anniversary Wrap

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The Disney 100 Years of Wonder Celebration kicks off in just two days! Today, the Disneyland Monorail debuted a platinum 100th anniversary wrap. We saw the monorail zoom past in the Esplanade. The wrap says “Disney 100” with sparkles floating down the side. Chip n’ Dale are presenting the sparkles. As the sun hits the … Read more

VIDEO: Disneyland Esplanade Music Updated for Disney100 With Ellen’s Energy Adventure, Test Track, Carousel of Progress, and More Parks Music

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The esplanade music at Disneyland Resort has been updated for the 100 Years of Wonder celebration to include tracks from Disney Parks around the world. Listen to the videos in these embedded tweets or visit our Twitter page to hear music from Test Track presented by Chevrolet, Carousel of Progress (“Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow”), and … Read more

PHOTOS: Disney100 Banners Hung in Disneyland Resort Esplanade

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As the 100th Anniversary celebration is set to begin, new banners have been hung at the Disneyland Esplanade in preparation for the 100 Years of Wonder festivities.

VIDEO: Disneyland Paris Reveals New Entry Structure for Esplanade


Guests visiting Disneyland Paris will soon enter the theme parks through a new structure being constructed on the esplanade. From Disneyland Paris: In order to deliver a better guest experience as soon as they arrive, work is currently being performed on the Francois Truffaut esplanade at the crossroad between Disneyland Park, Walt Disney Studios Park, … Read more

PHOTOS: Photo Concierge to Become Main Photo Pass Service Location For Entire Disneyland Resort


Fans of Disney’s Photo Pass Service in the Disneyland Resort have a new central location to view and purchase photos, as well as link the service to their passes, called Photo Concierge. The Photo Concierge is located in the esplanade between Disneyland and Disney California Adventure at the Newsstand. A sign lets guests know that … Read more

WDWNT Daily Recap (9/5/21): New Monorail Station Opens at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, 50th Anniversary-Themed Medals Revealed for 2022 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, and More


We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Wednesday, September 5, 2021. Walt Disney World … Read more

PHOTOS: Construction Walls Removed From Disneyland Resort Esplanade


In late August, construction walls were erected in the esplanade near the Disney California Adventure entrance. They have now been removed. The walls were up around the square of decorative tiles. There is no obvious refurbishment or update to the tiling.

PHOTOS: Construction Walls Spring Up in Esplanade between Disneyland and Disney California Adventure

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With the entrance to Disney California Adventure already getting spruced up for the upcoming Oogie Boogie Bash, it looks like the Esplanade between the parks is now being focused on. Some mysterious walls have popped up, making a wide square around this section of the Esplanade. With so much happening since the reopening of the … Read more

PHOTOS: Temperature Checks, Distancing Markers Removed from Parking Structures and Esplanade at Disneyland Resort


This week, COVID-19 safety measures have been relaxed at Disneyland Resort, and we’re now starting to see how things look in this return to normalcy. At the Mickey & Friends parking structure, temperature check stations have been removed. Guests were no longer required to be screened as of Tuesday, June 15th. Approaching the metal detectors, … Read more

PHOTOS: Physical Distancing Markers Added in Esplanade for Disneyland Park Entrance as Cast Members Return for ‘Test and Adjust’ Phase of Reopening

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As guests eagerly await the reopening of Disneyland Resort after its COVID-19 pandemic-related closure over a year ago, Cast Members are hard at work. To welcome guests back safely, several precautions are being set up throughout the parks. Signs were installed within the parks back in September 2020 with safety measure reminders. Now, much as … Read more

PHOTOS: New Distancing Markers Placed Leading to Disney California Adventure Ahead of “A Touch of Disney” Ticketed Event


Newly added to the ground of the esplanade in front of Disney California Adventure are physical distance markers. As “A Touch of Disney” begins this week, these ground markers have been put in place in preparation for the incoming crowds. Blue and white ground markers now line the esplanade, ensuring guests maintain physical distancing of … Read more

PHOTO REPORT: Disneyland Resort 9/7/20 (Labor Day Weekend Crowds, New Posters in the Esplanade, and More!)

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Happy Labor Day from Disneyland Resort! As we expected, this weekend was full of dense crowds and hour-long lines for parking, temperature screenings, food, and merchandise. Join us on our latest trip to Downtown Disney to see all the recent happenings and additions on property. Arrival Process Parking this weekend was a bit more fluid … Read more